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The PetaPixel Podcast is a twice-weekly podcast about the wonderful world of photography. It’s a fusion of news, opinions, humor, and real-world experience, bundled into a show that you can listen to on your way to work.

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PetaPixel Photography Podcast Mike "Sharky" James

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The PetaPixel Podcast is a twice-weekly podcast about the wonderful world of photography. It’s a fusion of news, opinions, humor, and real-world experience, bundled into a show that you can listen to on your way to work.

Subscribe today to stay up to date with what’s going on in the photo industry from one of the-most-listened-to photography podcasts.

Join thousands of photographers from around the world who enjoy host Sharky James' twice-weekly photo podcast where you'll have fun, improve your photography and solve those pesky problems you've been having. Leave voicemails, send in your questions and get answers!

    Ep. 346: Hey, It Could Be the Cost of a Car - and more

    Ep. 346: Hey, It Could Be the Cost of a Car - and more

    Episode 346 of the PetaPixel Photography Podcast.
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    Featured: Photographer, Steve Hansen

    In This Episode If you subscribe to the PetaPixel Photography Podcast in iTunes, please take a moment to rate and review us and help us move up in the rankings so others interested in photography may find us.
    Show Opener:
    Photographer, Steve Hansen. Thanks Steve!
    Sponsors:
    - Fujifilm's 52 weeks of FREE education.  Build Your Legacy with Fujifilm
    - Get 20% off at Tenba.com with offer code PetaPixel20
    - Get 20% off at BenroUSA.com with offer code PetaPixel20
    - Get FreshBooks cloud accounting FREE for 30 DAYS by entering PetaPixel in the "How Did You Hear About Us?" section at FreshBooks.com/PetaPixel
    - More at LensShark.com/deals.
    Stories:
    Are cameras really as expensive as we think they are? (#)
    Adobe takes a swing at skin tones, but there's a better way. (#)
    Do tripods need to be standardized? (#)
    Maybe check the lighting first. (#)
    A big camera maker pivots. (#)
    Sony issues an apology. (#)
    Canon releases important firmware. (#)
    Connect With Us Thank you for listening to the PetaPixel Photography Podcast! Connect with me, Sharky James on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook (all @LensShark) as we build this community.
    We’d love to answer your question on the show. Leave us an audio question through our voicemail widget, comment below or via social media. But audio questions are awesome!
    You can also cut a show opener for us to play on the show! As an example: “Hi, this is Matt Smith with Double Heart Photography in Chicago, Illinois, and you’re listening to the PetaPixel Photography Podcast with Sharky James!”

    • 47 min
    Ep. 345: Retro for the Sake of Retro? or No? - and more

    Ep. 345: Retro for the Sake of Retro? or No? - and more

    Episode 345 of the PetaPixel Photography Podcast.
    Download MP3 -  Subscribe via iTunes, Google Play, email or RSS!
    Featured: Photographer, Brad Styron

    In This Episode If you subscribe to the PetaPixel Photography Podcast in iTunes, please take a moment to rate and review us and help us move up in the rankings so others interested in photography may find us.
    Show Opener:
    Photographer, Brad Styron. Thanks Brad!
    Sponsors:
    - Fujifilm's 52 weeks of FREE education.  Build Your Legacy with Fujifilm
    - Get 20% off at Tenba.com with offer code PetaPixel20
    - Get 20% off at BenroUSA.com with offer code PetaPixel20
    - Get FreshBooks cloud accounting FREE for 30 DAYS by entering PetaPixel in the "How Did You Hear About Us?" section at FreshBooks.com/PetaPixel
    - More at LensShark.com/deals.
    Stories:
    Is the Nikon Z fc retro for the sake of being retro? (#)
    Nikon introduces 3 new Z-mount lenses. (#)
    Canon unveils its 14-35mm f/4 for RF-mount . (#)
    Sony Alpha 1's IBIS issues. (#)
    Your WD NAS drive might be empty. (#)
    Nikon's no longer including this cable. (#)
    All US drone pilots must now pass this test. (#)
    Connect With Us Thank you for listening to the PetaPixel Photography Podcast! Connect with me, Sharky James on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook (all @LensShark) as we build this community.
    We’d love to answer your question on the show. Leave us an audio question through our voicemail widget, comment below or via social media. But audio questions are awesome!
    You can also cut a show opener for us to play on the show! As an example: “Hi, this is Matt Smith with Double Heart Photography in Chicago, Illinois, and you’re listening to the PetaPixel Photography Podcast with Sharky James!”

    • 44 min
    Ep. 344: You First...Then Your Gear - and more

    Ep. 344: You First...Then Your Gear - and more

    Episode 344 of the PetaPixel Photography Podcast.
    Download MP3 -  Subscribe via iTunes, Google Play, email or RSS!
    Featured: Sports photographer, Jordan Johnson

    In This Episode If you subscribe to the PetaPixel Photography Podcast in iTunes, please take a moment to rate and review us and help us move up in the rankings so others interested in photography may find us.
    Show Opener:
    Sports photographer, Jordan Johnson. Thanks Jordan!
    Sponsors:
    - Fujifilm's 52 weeks of FREE education.  Build Your Legacy with Fujifilm
    - Get 20% off at SaramonicUSA.com with offer code PetaPixel20
    - Get 20% off at BenroUSA.com with offer code PetaPixel20
    - Get FreshBooks cloud accounting FREE for 30 DAYS by entering PetaPixel in the "How Did You Hear About Us?" section at FreshBooks.com/PetaPixel
    - More at LensShark.com/deals.
    Stories:
    Shooting in public is inherently dangerous. Here's what you can do. (#)(#)
    Nik Collection 4 is out. (#)
    Moment does bags...lightly. (#)
    Nikon's Z9 needs to swing for the fences. (#)
    LuminarAI may (or may not) play well with the Canon EOS R5. (#)
    Capture One + M1 = speed. (#)
    Connect With Us Thank you for listening to the PetaPixel Photography Podcast! Connect with me, Sharky James on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook (all @LensShark) as we build this community.
    We’d love to answer your question on the show. Leave us an audio question through our voicemail widget, comment below or via social media. But audio questions are awesome!
    You can also cut a show opener for us to play on the show! As an example: “Hi, this is Matt Smith with Double Heart Photography in Chicago, Illinois, and you’re listening to the PetaPixel Photography Podcast with Sharky James!”

    • 41 min
    Ep. 343: Sony A-Mount Bites It…Finally - and more

    Ep. 343: Sony A-Mount Bites It…Finally - and more

    Episode 343 of the PetaPixel Photography Podcast.
    Download MP3 -  Subscribe via iTunes, Google Play, email or RSS!
    Featured: Fine art wedding photographer, Dennis Pike

    In This Episode If you subscribe to the PetaPixel Photography Podcast in iTunes, please take a moment to rate and review us and help us move up in the rankings so others interested in photography may find us.
    Show Opener:
    Fine art wedding photographer, Dennis Pike. Thanks Dennis!
    Sponsors:
    - Fujifilm's 52 weeks of FREE education.  Build Your Legacy with Fujifilm
    - $1,000 off select ELB 1200 kits at ElinchromUS.com while supplies last.
    - Get 20% off at BenroUSA.com with offer code PetaPixel20
    - Get FreshBooks cloud accounting FREE for 30 DAYS by entering PetaPixel in the "How Did You Hear About Us?" section at FreshBooks.com/PetaPixel
    - More at LensShark.com/deals.
    Stories:
    Sony finally drops A-Mount. (#)
    Tamron's new 11-20mm f/2.8 lens. (#)
    DxOMark's scoring of Nikon's Z7 II. (#)
    Sony's 50mm f/1.2 see delays. (#)
    Tamron's new 150-500mm superzoom. (#)
    Venus Optics' Laowa Argus 33mm f/0.95. (#)
    A slew of firmware updates for Nikon Z. (#)
    Connect With Us Thank you for listening to the PetaPixel Photography Podcast! Connect with me, Sharky James on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook (all @LensShark) as we build this community.
    We’d love to answer your question on the show. Leave us an audio question through our voicemail widget, comment below or via social media. But audio questions are awesome!
    You can also cut a show opener for us to play on the show! As an example: “Hi, this is Matt Smith with Double Heart Photography in Chicago, Illinois, and you’re listening to the PetaPixel Photography Podcast with Sharky James!”

    • 41 min
    Ep. 342: What a Crazy Year for the Camera Industry - and more

    Ep. 342: What a Crazy Year for the Camera Industry - and more

    Episode 342 of the PetaPixel Photography Podcast.
    Download MP3 -  Subscribe via iTunes, Google Play, email or RSS!
    Featured: Photographer, Jill Greenberg

    In This Episode If you subscribe to the PetaPixel Photography Podcast in iTunes, please take a moment to rate and review us and help us move up in the rankings so others interested in photography may find us.
    Show Opener:
    Photographer, Jill Greenberg. Thanks Jill!
    Sponsors:
    - Fujifilm's 52 weeks of FREE education.  Build Your Legacy with Fujifilm
    - $1,000 off select ELB 1200 kits at ElinchromUS.com
    - Get 20% off at Tenba.com with offer code PetaPixel20
    - Get FreshBooks cloud accounting FREE for 30 DAYS by entering PetaPixel in the "How Did You Hear About Us?" section at FreshBooks.com/PetaPixel
    - More at LensShark.com/deals.
    Stories:
    The camera industry realizes a bit of a bump. (#)
    Canon discontinues more lenses. (#)
    Cactus quietly says goodbye. (#)
    Olympus is definitive regarding its full-frame future. (#)
    Rokinon introduces a 24mm f/1.8 for astrophotography. (#)
    Canon releases firmware to squash a nasty bug. (#)
    Xiaomi launches its FIMI X8 Mini drone. (#)
    Connect With Us Thank you for listening to the PetaPixel Photography Podcast! Connect with me, Sharky James on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook (all @LensShark) as we build this community.
    We’d love to answer your question on the show. Leave us an audio question through our voicemail widget, comment below or via social media. But audio questions are awesome!
    You can also cut a show opener for us to play on the show! As an example: “Hi, this is Matt Smith with Double Heart Photography in Chicago, Illinois, and you’re listening to the PetaPixel Photography Podcast with Sharky James!”

    • 44 min
    Ep. 341: Big Cameras. Big, Big Cameras - and more

    Ep. 341: Big Cameras. Big, Big Cameras - and more

    Episode 341 of the PetaPixel Photography Podcast.
    Download MP3 -  Subscribe via iTunes, Google Play, email or RSS!
    Featured: Photographic artist, educator, writer, and speaker, Erin Babnik
     

    In This Episode If you subscribe to the PetaPixel Photography Podcast in iTunes, please take a moment to rate and review us and help us move up in the rankings so others interested in photography may find us.
    Show Opener:
    Photographic artist, educator, writer, and speaker, Erin Babnik. Thanks Erin!
    Sponsors:
    - Fujifilm's 52 weeks of FREE education.  Build Your Legacy with Fujifilm
    - Get 20% off at PhottixUS.com with offer code PetaPixel20
    - Get 20% off at SaramonicUSA.com with offer code PetaPixel20
    - Get FreshBooks cloud accounting FREE for 30 DAYS by entering PetaPixel in the "How Did You Hear About Us?" section at FreshBooks.com/PetaPixel
    - More at LensShark.com/deals.
    Stories:
    Nikon hints at its upcoming Z9 flagship body. (#)
    Fujifilm's X-E4 rangefinder style body and 27mm f/2.8. (#)
    Sony's Alpha 1 flagship body. (#)
    Amazon is heavily inspired by Peak Design. (#)
    Whether or not big, heavy cameras are needed anymore. (#)
    Connect With Us Thank you for listening to the PetaPixel Photography Podcast! Connect with me, Sharky James on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook (all @LensShark) as we build this community.
    We’d love to answer your question on the show. Leave us an audio question through our voicemail widget, comment below or via social media. But audio questions are awesome!
    You can also cut a show opener for us to play on the show! As an example: “Hi, this is Matt Smith with Double Heart Photography in Chicago, Illinois, and you’re listening to the PetaPixel Photography Podcast with Sharky James!”

    • 48 min

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